First Red-throated Diver of the autumn

8th July 2014 – rain clearing NW1/2/3/4
Morning observations (0070-0800) produced 70 Common Scoter, 44 Sandwich Tern, 35 Gannet, 11 Manx Shearwater, 9 Little Tern and a Red-throated Diver.
Wildfowl and Waders
The drake Pintail remains and waders included 53 Bar-tailed Godwit.
Grey Dagger, Barred Yellow, Yellow-tail, Dingy Footman, Sand Dart and Fen Wainscot were all new for the year.
Calm seas early morning revealed 2 Harbour Porpoise.